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newssports6 days ago

India Taekwondo rings in 2021 with the first ever online Speed Kicking Championship

Given the world is still going through a global pandemic, India Taekwondo is looking to move into 2021 by announcing its first ever online Speed Kicking Championship. The tournament will be virtually held looking at the COVID situation taking all the practicalities and logistics online.
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newssportsa month ago

Outdoor sporting stadiums in India allowed to operate at 50% spectator capacity

The Indian Sports Ministry issued revised Standard Operating Procedures on Sunday and confirmed that outdoor sporting stadiums in the country will be allowed to operate at 50% spectator capacity. The ministry also confirmed that a COVID Task Force will be constituted for each sporting competition.
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newssportsa month ago

ISL 2020-21 | Jamshedpur FC deserves to have more points, admits Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC head coach Carles Cuadrat has admitted that Jamshedpur FC deserved more points than they have actually managed to collect. Third-placed Bengaluru FC will lock horns with 6th placed Jamshedpur FC at the Fatorda Stadium, this Monday evening, with a chance to go to 14 points.
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newssportsa month ago

Satire Saturday | Cricket Australia signs agreement with Channel 7 to make Test series 'Kohlified'

‘Sir, I am clueless. We are putting on a brave face but can we really pull it off?’ asks a senior executive in Cricket Australia. ‘We have to try and do it. Or else we are all doomed. We have to make it by hook or crook, Boon. WE JUST HAVE TO!”
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newssports2 months ago

XEBS Ahluwalia Centre of Excellence in Sports Management rolls out 2nd Certificate Program on Sports Management

XEBS Ahluwalia Centre of Excellence in Sports Management, Bhubaneswar, the first and only such Indo-French collaboration in the country and a High Performance Centre of the Department of Sports and Youth Services, Government of Odisha, rolled out its second Certificate Program in Sports Management.
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newssports2 months ago

Reports | Bumrah and Shami likely to be rested for T20Is to bolster red-ball preparation

Pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami will reportedly be rested or rotated in the limited-over games to give the duo the opportunity to participate in warm-up games ahead of the Tests. With Ishant Sharma uncertain, the management are reportedly keen to preserve Bumrah and Shami for Tests.
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newssports3 months ago

Twitter reacts to freak Dhawal Kulkarni incident proving Sachin’s ‘mandatory helmet’ plea right

When God comes out and speaks, you better listen. 9 hours ago, Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to urge the ICC to make batsmen wear helmets (no caps/hats) mandatory and well, an incident today proved his point. A freak Warner throw hit Kulkarni on the head, but the batsman was saved by his helmet.
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newssports3 months ago

Twitter reacts as David ‘leggie’ Warner completes injured Vijay Shankar’s over

Just moments after picking up the key wicket of Shreyas Iyer, Vijay Shankar hobbled off with an apparent injury to his left hamstring, with one delivery still left in the over. SRH skipper David Warner completed the over, albeit bowling two balls, with his leg-spin for the first time in IPL history.
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newssports3 months ago

Indian team support staff enter Dubai bio-bubble; to kick-start preparations with Pujara and Vihari

Ravi Shastri, Vikram Rathour and other support staff of the Indian cricket team have reached Dubai to start their six-day Quarantine period in the special bio-bubble created for them. Cheteshwar Pujara and Hanuma Vihari will land in Dubai shortly and start preparing at ICC Academy after Quarantine.
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newssports3 months ago

IPL 2020 | Kings XI Punjab vs Sunrisers Hyderabad - Statistical Preview

Two sides vying for the fourth spot that’s up for grabs, Kings XI Punjab and Sunrisers Hyderabad will take each other on, on Saturday, in what could potentially be the most important match of IPL 2020 yet. A victory for either side would take them one step closer to sealing a playoff spot.
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